Nov 30, 2012 4:00am PST
, dominick strauss-kahn, and the new york city hotel maid that accused him of sexual assault. prosecutors dropped charges against strauss-kahn. but the incident did end his political career and his marriage. >>> a new study out today urges the federal prison system to grant more early releases to disabled or terminally ill releases for economic and humanitarian reasons. there are about 218,000 federal prisoners. but fewer than one prisoner a year is granted a compassionate release. and caring for a seriously ill prisoner is much more expensive. >>> the american soldier accused of leaking a trove of classified documents to wikileaks will take the stand in military court again today. yesterday, private first class bradley manning made his first public statements since his arrest two years ago during a pretrial hearing. he wants his case tossed out, saying he suffered unlawful punishment during his first year of detention. >>> weather and those powerful storms pounding the west coast are not letting up this morning. take a look at this. parts of northern california are feeling t
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
it. 60 here in new york. 70 in atlanta. 80 in dallas. near 70 from indianapolis and kansas city. 70s in the southeast. 50s in the pacific northwest. >> not that we'd know it because it's 25 degrees in the studio today. >> like i like it. >>> when we come back, fasten your seat belts. airline executives are cooking up new ways to hit you with fees. >> just what we wanted to hear. >>> then, went what wrong. the search for answers in the murder/suicide case involving nfl linebacker jovan belcher. >>> and later, prepare for landing. the amazing time-lapsed video that shows just how busy our skies really are. >>> and welcome back, everyone. there's another recall for the brand-new ford escape that affects about 73,000 2013 models with 1.6 liter engines that could catch fire. another 16,000 fusions, they're also being recalled. ford isn't sure what it's going to do to fix the problem but owners can get a free loaner car while the automaker figures it out. no injuries have been reported yet. >>> well, get ready to get angry, folks. airlines are looking for new fees they can collect from pas
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
citi stocks rose more than 6%. >>> wall street had a pretty good day overall, with stocks surging for the first time this week. the dow rose 82 points yesterday, to close above 13,000. investors appeared optimistic about avoiding the fiscal cliff after president obama suggested that a deal could be reached in about a week. >>> the government issues a new warning about reverse mortgages. those are mortgages that give senior citizen homeowners an immediate cash payment in exchange for future equity. today, the obama administration will recommend congress prohibit large lump sum payments for reverse mortgages. and it will recommend that seniors be very careful before signing one. >>> a new starbucks store is likely coming soon to a neighborhood near you. the coffee giant plans to over 1,500 more cafes over the next 5 years. another 1,500 stores are planned for canada and latin america. starbucks has expansion plans in china and for its product line sold in grocery stores and other vendors. >>> your smartphone will soon be able to send how your feeling and respond proeply. it uses voice f
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am EST
miyagi prefecture. we've not gotten any reports of a tsunami. but all of those cities along the coast have been told to evacuate, just as a precaution. you can imagine, they're taking that warning very seriously after that whey experienced last year. >> i was going to say, any immediate dangers reported right now, though? >> reporter: we are not hearing of any immediate reports of damages or injuries. i got off the phone with tepco that operates the fukushima nuclear plant. they have no reports. they had about 3,000 people working there at the time. or they have about 3,000 people working there on a daily basis. they have all been evacuated, told to stay indoors. but no reports of damages there, as well as other cities. but, of course, it was just 45 minutes ago. we're still monitoring right now. >> okay. that's akiko fujita on the phone. an earthquake, along the northeast coast. tsunami warnings. we'll keep an eye on that and bring you the latest. you can tell the jolt from that camera, how it's swaying. and so reminiscent of that scene we saw in the devastating tsunami back in 2011.
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am PST
city that sent him to the houston rockets. first quarter. all the old team used to having his back, now blocking him from behind in the back. russell westbrook swatting harden. harden going the other way. surge ibaka has this slot. relishing that one. harden, no points in the first quarter. second quarter, defense, not solid, either. oh. got a piece of durant. he knocks it down and connects on the three. fourth quarter, durant had 37. here's three of them. rockets lose by 22. harden had 17. second-worst game of the season for him. >>> speaking of worst games. blazers and the grizzlies. the blazers should have had it easy. 0-12. j.j. hickson, there for the putback. blazers down 79-78. two minutes to play. jordan crawford, from three. and look out. the winless grizzlies are up two. seven seconds to play. last chance for the blazers. down two. hickson. nope. that's it. wizards end the streak, 84-82. >>> and that is your "sportscenter" update. i'm zubin mehenti. big college football game on espn, between louisville and rutgers at 7:30 eastern. >>> and you have to see this. sign this kid up.
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
twin cities. and 70s across the south. >>> and when we come back this morning, something to make tax time even worse. a new warning about the irs and identity theft. >>> and then, it is back to work for mitt romney. and he's returning to a familiar gig. >>> and well, if you got 55 cents, you can score one of america's favorite fast food sandwiches. but you better act quick. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your smart phone data usage at home. go to our website below to get at
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
lake city and helena. up to a foot of snow in the northern rockies, cascades and sierra nevada. a big cooldown in the midwest. scattered showers and thunderstorms in the carolinas, atlanta and new orleans. >> 50s in the northeast. mostly 40s in the midwest. denver hovering near 70, 25 degrees above normal. just shy of 80 in phoenix. >>> when we come back this morning, home sweet home prices. the housing market is really on a roll. >>> and then, something fishy. a taste test of some genetically-modified salmon. it could be headed to your dinner plate. but it's nothing found in nature. >>> and the dog that found itself on some very thin ice. and the rescuers, though, who raced to save him. >>> welcome back, everyone. there's another sign this morning that the housing market is recovering. home prices in october were up more than 6% from a year earlier, the biggest yearly gain in more than six years. prices rose in all but five states. they were off just a fraction from september. but analysts say that's the end of the summer home buying season. >>> a company called aquabounty is wai